Friday, January 28, 2011
Minnesota Gophers Defeat Northwestern Wildcats
The Minnesota Gophers defeated the Northwestern Wildcats 81-70 at Williams Arena on Wednesday night. Blake Hoffarber played point guard for the injured Al Nolen and scored 20 points. Trevor Mbwake had 18 points and 14 rebounds, Colton Iverson had 15 points, and Ralph Sampson III had 14 points. The Northwestern Wildcats had a 34-33 halftime lead but saw that disappear in the 2nd half. The Minnesota Gophers used their size and strength in this contest, starting Mbwake, Iverson, and Sampson against the Wildcats.